Cathedral of St.Francis Xavier
   Cathedral Avenue at Maitland Street
   Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
   LL: S 28.77722, E 114.61169
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   Cathedral of St.Francis Xavier
     56 Cathedral Avenue
     P.O.Box 46
   Geraldton, WA  6530
   T: (08)9964 1608
   E: sfxcath/@/westnet DOTcom DOTau
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   An octave from Godalming, Surrey, UK
   (by assorted founders, 1740-1874),
   tuned down to fit with 18 new bells.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 26 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 2019
     with bells made by Taylor       (except for 8)
   Auxiliary mechanisms: EIQ   
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2019

The Taylor foundry's initial project page described the planned work; an update added a photo of the 26 bells ready for shipment.
The foundry also has a page about the dedication of the bells on Easter 2019, with a photo of the bells on display in front of the Cathedral.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Taylor bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asian & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia & Pacific Rim non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.

   This page was built from the database on  7-Nov-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/10/24
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/10/24

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